Tag: wheatlandhead

Blantyre Ploughing Society

  In September 2016, Eric Flack sent me a message saying, “Hi Paul, I am aware of some family ‘connection’ to Jackson, Craig and Coats Blantyre names. I have a silver fob medal won around 1840’s by a Jackson at the Blantyre show. Ploughing or milk.  Plus a medical text book belonging to a Jackson dated 1829.” The Craig, Coats […]

Glasgow Road and the Orlits 1940’s

This view from Wheatlandhead Farm faces on to Glasgow Road in the 1940’s and is shared here by the owner of the photo, Elaine Russell. Elaine’s family used to own and work at Wheatlandhead until the farmhouse was demolished in the 1960’s. Today, these fields are more commonly known as the Orlits Housing estate, i.e […]